About us

The history of John Darke

John Darke began his business at Red Garage in Marshchapel in 1946.

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The business moved to Louth in 1956 and started by selling Gogomobils along with Hillmans, Humbers and Sunbeams from the Rootes Group which later became Chrysler Talbot.

In 1982 the company took the Volvo franchise and became known nationwide for delivering the very best levels of customer service.

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In 2008 the business was awarded the Ford Retail Franchise and now offers a full range of new Ford cars, an extensive stock of Ford and Volvo used vehicles, alongside a Ford and Volvo Approved Service Centre, insurance approved bodyshop and vehicle hire.

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John Darke is an independent family-run business that prides itself on offering a fair, open and personal approach to doing business. With many loyal customers following along the way, John Darke is the name that you can trust.

Bodyshop

Opening hours

Monday8.00am - 5.00pm
Tuesday8.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesday8.00am - 5.00pm
Thursday8.00am - 5.00pm
Friday8.00am - 5.00pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Fuel Station and Shop

Opening hours

Monday5.30am to 10pm
Tuesday5.30am to 10pm
Wednesday5.30am to 10pm
Thursday5.30am to 10pm
Friday5.30am to 10pm
Saturday6am to 10pm
Sunday6am to 10pm
Parts

Opening hours

Monday8.00am - 6.00pm
Tuesday8.00am - 6.00pm
Wednesday8.00am - 6.00pm
Thursday8.00am - 6.00pm
Friday8.00am - 6.00pm
Saturday8.00am - 2.00pm
SundayClosed
Sales

Opening hours

Monday8.30am - 6.00pm
Tuesday8.30am - 6.00pm
Wednesday8.30am - 6.00pm
Thursday8.30am - 6.00pm
Friday8.30am - 6.00pm
Saturday8.30am - 5.00pm
Sunday10.00am - 4.00pm
Service

Opening hours

Monday8.00am - 6.00pm
Tuesday8.00am - 6.00pm
Wednesday8.00am - 6.00pm
Thursday8.00am - 6.00pm
Friday8.00am - 6.00pm
Saturday8.30am - 2.00pm
SundayClosed